Sundance London 2014: ‘Drunktown’s Finest’ review

★★☆☆☆ In 1990, Sydney Freeland’s home of Gallup, New Mexico was dubbed Drunktown, USA by a report on ABC’s 20/20 news programme. Decades later, Freeland has reclaimed the undesirable moniker for the name of her feature debut set in her hometown and the adjoining reservation. Drunktown’s Finest (2014) has been Continue Reading

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Competition: Win ‘Bastards’ *closed*

The latest triumphant offering from award-winning French writer and director Claire Denis (Beau Travail, White Material), last year’s Un Certain Regard select Bastards (2013) is a disturbing and utterly mesmerising examination of transgression, a tour-de-force in atmospheric filmmaking and a thrilling, highly modern take on the classic film noir. To Continue Reading